Visual Estimation
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Unknown The Lost Found estimation procedure 1897 New Era Card Tricks 71
T. Nelson Downs Fourth Method spectator peeks at a card in his own hands and it is found, estimation and stack, "the bungling and unobserving performer will meet his Waterloo in this experiment" 1909 The Art of Magic 152
Laurie Ireland Thought Reading Extraordinary spectator cuts to any card, performer reads mind from distance, estimation & memorized deck 1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishing see also "Another Sympathetic Mystery" (Theodore Annemann, 1937) 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 26
Laurie Ireland A Most Unusual Experiment in Which a Chosen Card Appears Instantly at Any Number in the Deck from 10 to 45 see also "The Slap Trick" (Dai Vernon & Laurie Ireland, 1988) 1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation"") 10
Tommy Tucker The Card Miracle - Certain: 1. Tucker's Version spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, card is on top or in pocket in this handling see also "Fourth Method" (T. Nelson Downs, 1909) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 37
Percy Abbott 2. Abbott's version. "The Certain Card Trick." spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, dealing out in packets and asking in which one it is 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 37
T. Nelson Downs 3. The Nelson Downs Original. spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, card is on top or in pocket in this handling see also "Fourth Method" (T. Nelson Downs, 1909) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 38
William Larsen Cut in Detection estimated floating key card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 39
Ben Erens Superlative Speller estimation to follow position, maneuvering selection to approximately 12 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 45
Unknown You Selected the - estimation 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 46
Unknown Easy Card Divination 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 180
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishing see also "Another Sympathetic Mystery" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 214
Percy Abbott The Certain Card Trick 1940 Expert Card Technique 403
Unknown 40 - Estimating the cut. 1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 56
Arthur H. Buckley Four Chances - A Novel Card Location Experiment No. 13 - position where spectator cuts to is estimated 1946 Card Control 163
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Peek spectator cuts anywhere and remembers card, estimation, fishing, stack 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 27
Edward Marlo Estimation Faro bringing cards together with faro shuffle, not 100% 1961 The Multiple Shift 30
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 4 card chosen from and replaced in spread, fair, found via stop trick 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 12
Edward Marlo The Comparison Method comparing two packets, cited as Mechanical Estimation, but it's rather visual 1962 Estimation 2
Edward Marlo Visual Retention Estimate estimating visual size instead of number 1962 Estimation 20
Edward Marlo Estimation Demonstration or Practice several packets, number of cards is estimated 1962 Estimation 23
Harry Lorayne Stab-Two between two selections, estimation 1962 Close-up Card Magic 39
Harry Lorayne Stop! estimation of place spectator cuts to 1962 Close-up Card Magic 64
Harry Lorayne Three for the Money Three-spot as multiple out indicator card varied by "Treasure Hunt" (Ryan Schlutz & Harry Lorayne, 2011) 1962 Close-up Card Magic 106
Edward Marlo No Key - Faro Aces without key cards and counting see also "Vernon's Aces" (Dai Vernon, 1962) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 5
Edward Marlo Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last ace found at named number see also "Jive Aces" (Edward Marlo & Michael Close & Andrew Wimhurst & Patrick Lehnen, 2013),
varied by "The Miracle Aces" (Roberto Giobbi, 2000)
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 44
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #2 apparently order of shuffled deck is remembered see also "A Mental Discovery" (Dai Vernon, 1970),
varied by "Memory Maven Variation" (Pit Hartling & Denis Behr, 2017)
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 65
Dai Vernon A Mental Discovery apparently deck is remembered, then position of selection named see also "Pseudo Memory #2" (Harry Lorayne, 1965) 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 38
James G. Thompson Jr. Tangible Intangible presented as thought-of card 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 493
Robert (Bob) Hess* Focal Point one of ten cards, OOSOOM inspired by Hull's "Mental Discernment",
varied by "Focal Point II" (Jack Avis, 1975)
1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 625
Edward Marlo A Three Packet Estimation multiple card control via estimation, spelling application mentioned 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 238
Karl Fulves Spellblind using Stevens Control, estimation speller 1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Two 107
Lenny Greenfader Think of Any Card spectator removes five cards, one of which is selection 1975 Afterthoughts 84
Harry Lorayne Straight On spectator cuts anywhere, magician names card, some cards set in center, estimation as out, Vernon's?! 1979 Quantum Leaps 162
Unknown Another way to do the same, having yourself indeed never seen the card. Richard Kaufman's transcription of Reginald Scot's card section 1979 CardMagic 64
André Robert Tele "Vision" using estimation 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 335
John Henderson Three Plus estimated stab and multiple out 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 563
Karl Fulves 4-Ever spectator cuts, remembers card and replaces, faro see also "No Contact Location" (Karl Fulves, 1996) 1981 Fourcast 16
Unknown Out of Possession Location visual estimation and stack with multiple out inspired by "Fourth Method" (T. Nelson Downs, 1909) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 23
John C. Wagner Estimation #1 spectator thinks of card in ribbon spread deck 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 97
John C. Wagner The Wagnerian Miracle spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, performer names position, estimation 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 109
Harry Riser Estimation Help jogged corner short 1987 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 7
Unknown Heart Beats estimating position of selection 1994 More Greater Magic 1215
John Northern Hilliard & Unknown Card Locations and Detection three methods, estimation 1994 More Greater Magic 1244
Dai Vernon The Cutting Edge estimation principle for estimating difference of two piles 1996 Classic Sampler 80
Karl Fulves No Contact Location spectator cuts and remembers face card, dealt into four piles see also "4-Ever" (Karl Fulves, 1981) 1996 Blocking Off 79
Frederick Braue Braue Nikola Fish estimation and fishing 1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 16
Unknown The Spread cards spread face-up on table, spectator thinks of one, performer estimates 1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 16
Roberto Giobbi Visual Estimation advice on practicing 2000 Card College - Volume 4 879
Unknown An Application 2000 Card College - Volume 4 879
Unknown Location Using Outs with a technical solution to replace fishing 2000 Card College - Volume 4 880
Tom Stone Quick Memo edge marked cards in memorized stack, spectator peeks at card which is divined 2011 Maelstrom 148
Edward Marlo & Michael Close & Andrew Wimhurst & Patrick Lehnen Jive Aces with whole deck under box kicker inspired by "Marlo Miracle Aces" (Edward Marlo, 1964) 2013 Lecture Notes 11
Joseph Barry E-CAN fairly peeked-at card, at position named by spectator 2014 Reverie 11
Pit Hartling & Denis Behr Memory Maven Variation method variation of Pit Hartling's effect inspired by "Pseudo Memory #2" (Harry Lorayne, 1965),
"Memory Maven" (Pit Hartling, 2017)
2017 Quarterly (Section "5 (Winter 2017)") 28